autumn in New York

Oct. 30, 2013 by

  untitled [ West Broadway 29/10/2013 ], digital photograph, dimensions variable, Mike Brookes 2013 – from the ongoing small pieces of everything series.  

…almost time to leave

Oct. 24, 2013 by

  untitled [ Firglade Avenue 23/10/2013 ], digital photograph, dimensions variable, Mike Brookes 2013 – from the ongoing small pieces of everything series.  


Oct. 19, 2013 by

As our final public work here in Providence, Rhode Island, today we walked the now ascent shoreline of the natural cove that shaped the original geography of this city –

introduced birdsong

Oct. 17, 2013 by

Today we conclude our Historic parking lots of Providence project, highlighting thirty of downtown Providence’s surface level parking lots that – contrary to assumptions that they are spaces of transition,


Oct. 11, 2013 by

As the low evening sunlight floods the studio, we are opening its doors, for the first public prototyping of some of our introduced birdsong boxes. Installed, in this case, simply

greetings from Salina

Oct. 4, 2013 by

Wrapping up one thread of our engagement with aspects of this city’s past and present – as both a playful exploration of the shifting character of downtown Salina, and an

bison stew, beer, and entropy

Sep. 30, 2013 by

Closing the fourth week of our residency here in Salina, we have spent this weekend with the Land Institute – a small but world renowned agricultural research centre sitting just

still thinking about parking lots

Sep. 18, 2013 by

Fountain Street and Mathewson Street, pen and watercolour on paper, 100cm x 175cm, Mike Brookes 2013 – from the parking lots of Providence series.     Further details from the

postcard from the past

Sep. 12, 2013 by

  Greetings from Salina [looking north on Santa Fe Avenue], one of a series of twenty digital images adapted from archived postcards depicting 20th century views of Santa Fe Avenue

thinking about parking lots

Sep. 7, 2013 by

For the first time in quite a while, I find myself drawing as I think. I have never really sketched works, unless I need to describe them to someone else.

here we are…

Aug. 31, 2013 by

Eighteen months after the last public work in the series – in which we ‘revisited’ the now absent buildings of the former Euskalduna Shipyard in Bilbao – we have shifted

a map to find meetings in places that aren’t there

Oct. 27, 2011 by


time lapse

Oct. 23, 2011 by

Three photos of the just a little bit of history repeating site in Bilbao – firstly the working Euskalduna shipyard and docks, then its subsequent dereliction, and the present (the Guggenheim

visiting absent buildings

Oct. 23, 2011 by

Rosa Casado and I are back in Bilbao, a city that we have begun to form a bit of a relationship with over recent years, having been awarded two separate

a title recycled for works containing nothing new

Jul. 30, 2011 by

As I head off to Bilbao to meet ex-workers from the Euskalduna shipyards, who have kindly agreed to work with Rosa and I on the next work from our just